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Explore ACC's selection of global, regional, and country-focused resources to help in-house counsel navigate legal, business and career issues arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus / 2019-nCov) crisis.

Julia Keenan, Alex Drummond, and Robert Nobile, Seyfarth
4 pages

On July 1, 2022, Florida's “Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees,” or Stop WOKE Act, went into effect and amends Florida’s employment discrimination laws statewide to bar employers from requiring diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) training in the workplace for certain size companies. Several states are considering following Florida's lead. This resource provides guidance to employers in Florida on the employment law issues.

This resource was originally published on June 30, 2022.

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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States

The US Supreme Court sided with a football coach who asserted the right to pray on a football field after a game, and held there was no bar to the prayer. These resources discuss what this means to employers.

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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States

On June 23, 2022, the US Supreme Court's decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen overturned New York State's law limiting the carrying of firearms, and allows for open carry. These are curated resources on this topic.

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Interest Area: Government
Region: United States
Jackson Lewis, P.C.
14 pages

On March 3, 2022, President Joe Biden signed legislation that makes predispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers invalid and unenforceable to sexual assault and sexual harassment claims. On its face, the law is limited to those specific types of claims. However, legislative attempts to restrict arbitration rights persist at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Kristy Grant-Hart, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Spark Compliance Consulting
4 pages

Strict liability will be imposed by the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions starting June 15, 2022, on individuals or companies for violations of the UK’s sanction measures, regardless of whether the individuals or companies knew or should have known they were violating the sanction measures. In this article, learn about the new strict liability offenses and what can be done to manage them.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United Kingdom, Global
Kristy Grant-Hart, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Spark Compliance Consulting
6 pages

On October 28, 2021, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced changes regarding how the Department of Justice (DOJ) will prosecute corporations. The Monaco Memo, as it’s come to be known, raises the stakes, especially for corporations that are frequent flyers when it comes to enforcement actions and settlement agreements. In this article, learn five key takeaways from the Monaco Memo, including how it can be used as an educational opportunity for the Board and C-Suite.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Ellen M. Hunt, JD, Principal Consultant & Advisor, Spark Compliance Consulting
6 pages

On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed long-awaited rule changes for climate-related disclosures for investors. In this article, learn five things that every compliance professional should know about ESG and five steps to take now.

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Interest Area: Environmental
Collection: Sustainability
Region: United States
Danita N. Merlau, Partner, and Benjamin J. Conley, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
10 pages

In light of recent state-level trends, businesses have begun exploring avenues to assist employees in states with restrictive abortion laws with travel to nearby states to receive abortion services. In implementing these programs, employers should
consider the various ERISA and tax code-related provisions that may impact design.
This article was published by Seyfarth on May 13, 2022.

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Region: United States
Timothy J. Stanton and Kristine M. Bingman, Ogletree Deakins
2 pages

In the wake of the US Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, employers with health plans that cover abortion services will have to determine whether or how to provide continued access to this relatively little-used benefit, especially in states that will automatically restrict abortion access now that the ruling has been issued, or that are expected to do so.

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Region: United States
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